Solar energy

Artelia provides comprehensive expertise in all technical fields from design through to commissioning. The Group participates in solar energy projects of all types (buildings, solar carports, ground-mounted or floating) and is developing skills in solar resources, PV and HV electricity and the associated civil and geotechnical, road, utility and environmental engineering. 


A wide range of activities:

  • PV potential assessments on assets or for the definition of national or regional programmes.

  • Feasibility studies.

  • Production capacity assessments.

  • Assistance with applications for authorisation. Grid integration studies (static and dynamic grid studies, dimensional designs of storage systems when required) and environmental impact assessments.

  • Technical assistance during the construction phase to finalise and negotiate construction contracts and supervise works through to works acceptance, commissioning and verification of performance.

  • Due Diligence during the sale  of assets, the arrangement of debt to fund PV projects, or the refinancing of project portfolios.

  • One-off appraisal assignments (technical audits, training, etc.).

Mali | Koutalia, Sikasso

Artelia was in charge of studying the connection of the photovoltaic power plants in Koutalia (55 MW) and Sikasso (65 MW) to the interconnected network in Mali. Precise models of intermittent power generation were developed.